Edge of the Axe

As horror movie weapon subject matter experts of sorts (see our acclaimed book, Death by Umbrella) we noticed a spate of axe killers in the genre. It’s perhaps a reflection of or a response to the pervasive references to axe-wielding maniacs on the loose in popular parlance, frequently by people who might not even beContinue reading “Edge of the Axe”

Mortuary

You’d be forgiven for thinking Mortuary is a zombie film, what with the poster art (right) and the admonition that “before you are covered with the last shovelful of dirt…be sure you are really dead.” However, Fulciesque pretenses aside, this one is a reasonably straight-ahead slasher film, with witch coven/witching action sprinkled about for anContinue reading “Mortuary”